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PM chairs high-level meeting on locusts eradication

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced to provide all necessary resources required for action against locust swarms in the country. Chairing a high-level review meeting on eradication of locust, the prime minister said it is a national emergency and

NDMA chairman, Japanese envoy discuss coronavirus situation

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal has said that Japan has always provided support and solace to Pakistan in times of distress and crisis. During a meeting with Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan Mr Kuninori

China to assist Pakistan in combating locusts

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of China Mr Yao Jing on Tuesday called on Federal Minister for National Food Security & Research Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar and discussed a range of issues. The federal minister apprised the ambassador about the requirement of pesticides and

FAO to support Pakistan in controlling locusts

ISLAMABAD: Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of United Nations (FAO) Mr Qu Dongyu, who is on a visit to Pakistan, on Saturday called on the Minister for National Food Security and Research Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar. The federal

Food ministry decides to declare emergency over locusts attack

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of National Food Security and Research said on Thursday that it has basically decided to declare a national emergency over locusts attack in parts of the country and a review summary also sent to the Federal cabinet